24 7 / 2014

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Two other women, also breast cancer survivors, said their husbands left them after they were diagnosed. Both had to have mastectomies (in case anyone doesn’t know, this is the surgical operation to remove one or both breasts).

The first woman said her husband told her that he would rather see her dead than see her lose her breasts. The second woman had her operation and waited all day to be picked up by her husband, who never arrived. By nightfall, one of the nurses offered to give her a ride, and she came home to find the house empty.

Obviously, these are extreme cases of a man’s reaction to his wife’s breast cancer, but this is what I see when I see the “I ♥ Boobies” bracelets. I see love of the body parts, not the person being treated—not the patient, not the victim, not the survivor.

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My Beef with the “I Love Boobies” Bracelets (via star-trekkin)

I will never not reblog this. So important.  (via youmightbeamisogynist)

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22 7 / 2014


laverne cox poses with a fan, oitnb mexico premiere july 17, 2014

laverne cox poses with a fan, oitnb mexico premiere july 17, 2014

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17 7 / 2014

thisgifneeded:

Also from the request thread. 

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16 7 / 2014

laserscrewdriver:

AVENGE ME HAMLETFOR I WAS KILLED BY YOUR UNCLE, AND MY BROTHER 

laserscrewdriver:

AVENGE ME HAMLET
FOR I WAS KILLED BY YOUR UNCLE, AND MY BROTHER 

(via wasarahbi)

12 7 / 2014

danieljlayton:

Get it CJ.

CJ is the shit. CJ should be all over this website, where are people hiding the CJ?

(via nathanwillett)

12 7 / 2014

"Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it. And by doing it, they’re proven right. Because, I think there’s something inside of you—and inside of all of us—when we see something and we think, “I think I can do it, I think I can do it. But I’m afraid to.” Bridging that gap, doing what you’re afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that—THAT is what life is. And I think you might be really good. You might find out something about yourself that’s special. And if you’re not good, who cares? You tried something. Now you know something about yourself. Now you know. A mystery is solved. So, I think you should just give it a try. Just inch yourself out of that back line. Step into life. Courage. Risks. Yes. Go. Now."

Amy Poehler (via the-healing-nest)

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12 7 / 2014

balletwarrior:

Fairies in PNB’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Photos by Angela Sterling for Pacific Northwest Ballet

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12 7 / 2014

"…people like Jesus and Paul were not executed for saying, “Love one another.” They were killed because their understanding of love meant more than being compassionate towards individuals, although it did include that. It also meant standing against the domination systems that rule their world, and collaborating with the Spirit in the creation of a new way of life that stood in contrast to the normalcy of the wisdom of this world. Love and justice go together. Justice without love can be brutal and love without justice can be banal. Love is the heart of justice and justice is the social form of love."

Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan, The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church’s Conservative Icon p.205 (via scottxstephens)

Yes.

(via simply-walking)

Or as Cornel West says, “Justice is what love looks like in public.”

(via wintry-mix)

Don’t ever pretend that “just be nice to each other” is the message of Christianity, because that is not a message worth killing (or dying) for.

(via tumblingtheology)

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12 7 / 2014

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12 7 / 2014

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